With a 30 year career in the performing arts; from theatre design to the circus, Julian Sleath is currently Programming Manager of Special Events with the City of Toronto. He is responsible for a wide range of large scale public events such as Doors Open Toronto and Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. He has worked for many arts festivals around the world including the Edinburgh International Festival, Dance Umbrella in London, the European Arts Festival and Luminato. He has had the pleasure of working with many Canadian artists and performers in the realization of their ideas. He is also on the TO2015 PanAm and ParaPan Games Cultural Advisory Committee and the Programming Advisory Committee of Daniel’s Spectrum in Regent’s Park.